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19TH edition 11 TO 19 NOVEMBER 2022

conversation with

Julia Ducournau

Director

France

November 18, 2022

Biographie

French film director and screenwriter Julia Ducournau was born in 1983. She attended La Fémis, where she majored in screenwriting, and gained international attention in 2011 when her short film Junior was selected for the Semaine de la Critique at the Festival de Cannes. Her first feature-length film, Raw (2016), generated a shockwave when it was presented in the Semaine de la Critique, when it was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize. Her second feature, Titane (2021), presented in the Official Competition at Cannes, won the Palme d’Or.
French film director and screenwriter Julia Ducournau was born in 1983. She attended La Fémis, where she majored in screenwriting, and gained international attention in 2011 when her short film Junior was selected for the Semaine de la Critique at the Festival de Cannes. Her first feature-length film, Raw (2016), generated a shockwave when it was presented in the Semaine de la Critique, when it was awarded the FIPRESCI Prize. Her second feature, Titane (2021), presented in the Official Competition at Cannes, won the Palme d’Or.

Selected filmography

*Titane (2021)—Palme d’Or, Festival de Cannes; People’s Choice
Award, Toronto International Film Festival
Servant (TV; 2021)
*Raw (2016)—Prix FIPRESCI Prize, Festival de Cannes;
Best First French Film
Syndicate of Film Critics
*Mange (TV; co-director ; 2012)
*Junior (short 2011)—Petit Rail d’Or, Festival de
Cannes

*also screenwriter